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Senior Specialist Mexican Tax

Job Number:  19098
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna Servicios de Mexico
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

San Pedro Garza Garcia, NLE, MX




Job Number: 19098 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna Servicios de Mexico 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: San Pedro Garza Garcia 


Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

A Senior Specialist professional provides support with the tax compliance and tax planning activities of the Magna Group companies located in Mexico.

A Senior Specialist professional is a recognized individual expert in the matter, with experience typically obtained through specialized work as well as with advanced and continuous education.

Responsibilities typically include:

 • Supervision of large projects and processes with limited oversight from a Manager.

• Coaching, review, and delegation of work tasks to less experienced professionals.

• Often facing difficult and complex situations.

Key Responsibilities

1.- Includes work across multiple domestic and/or international tax areas not limited to:

•Calculation of tax liabilities, preparation, and filing of tax official formats.

•Tax research, analysis, and interpretation for purposes of compliance, tax planning, and optimization (e.g., the impact of changes to laws and regulations on tax liabilities, tax structuring for merger and acquisition activity, etc.).

•Specific transaction tax recording and record maintenance (e.g., deferred taxes, tax journals, capital expenditure details required for tax calculations, tax depreciation schedules, etc.).

•Consultation with external consultants and agencies on tax matters (e.g., external auditors, lawyers, regulatory agencies, etc.).

2.- Preparation and/or review of annual returns (including all the related calculations, such as inflation adjustments, tax depreciation, tax accounting reconciliation, etc.).

3.- Determination of deferred tax reporting and provisions.

4.- To assist in providing guidance to the Divisions of the Group with regard to calculations, official notices, and requests that need to be responded to and filed with the tax authorities (including official audits, invitation letters, refund requests, etc.), among others.

5.- To assist with the analysis of the tax implications of domestic and international operations made by the Magna Mexican companies.

6.- To prepare and/or review monthly federal tax returns.

7.- To keep updated with the frequent reforms to the various Federal tax regulations.

8.- To prepare or review the balances of various tax accounts (e.g. CUCA, CUFIN, CUFIN-RE, the tax value of the shares, etc..).

Key Qualifications/Requirements


Required: professional accounting degree (CPA) or completion of master’s degree of Taxation and the completion of the CICA in-depth tax course is desirable.

Required: professional accounting degree (CPA) or completion of master’s degree of Taxation and the completion of the CICA in-depth tax course is desirable.


Fluent in English.

Required: Certified Public Accountant with a minimum of 4-5 years of experience in taxes in a Big-4, multinational company or well-known local accounting firm (at a coordinator or supervisor level).

Desired: General knowledge of other tax and legal regulations.


Tax mid-year and year-end Performance Report and discussion.

Feedback from assigned divisions.

Additional Information


Strong team player and communication skills.

Focused and able to identify and set priorities.

Proficient with tax technology and software.

Excellent organizational skills.


Based on Magna Mexico’s Corporate Office.

A professional, ethical, respectful, and comfortable working environment is always pursued.


Champion Change
Act Decisively
Be Agile and Adapt
Inspire Others
Think Strategically
Think Top and Bottom Line - Understanding the Business
Prioritize Achievement

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